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cauliflower couscous
Cauliflower Couscous Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Simple cauliflower couscous salad with toasted almonds and garlic. This dinner dish will blow your mind. Dairy free and can be made vegan

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 3
Calories: 503 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1 head cauliflower cut up
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 5 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 lemon zested
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 cup couscous use quinoa for gluten-free version
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  1. Heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat and add sliced garlic cloves. Cook until garlic is lightly browned and then remove from pan.
  2. To pan add cut up cauliflower, only add half at a time if pan can't hold all the cauliflower. Cook until browned, flip over and cook on other side until browned. Remove and add remaining cauliflower. Add salt to taste.
  3. While cauliflower is cooking add 1 tablespoon oil to pot and add couscous. Cook 1-2 mins until lightly toasted. Add vegetable broth, bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cover with a lid for 7 minutes. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl combine minced garlic, mustard, lemon juice, zest and mayonnaise. Mix until smooth.
  5. Serve couscous topped with cauliflower, sliced almonds, garlic and dressing.
Recipe Notes

For a vegan version use vegan mayo

Nutrition Facts
Cauliflower Couscous Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 503 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 662mg29%
Potassium 329mg9%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 32.5mg39%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.